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[OM] Re: sticky stop down button

Subject: [OM] Re: sticky stop down button
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2005 06:48:36 +0000
Thanks for that Moose, I shall keep that post.  Does the appearance of 
the name "Mike" mean that that is your real name, or was that left over 
from Mike's post?

Chris
(being nosey ;-))
On 12 Feb 2005, at 4:35, Moose wrote:

>  From your description, the problem is in the DOF button mechanism. 
> This
> is pretty easy to work on, as it only requires removing the mount. The
> crucial bits are then right in front of you. The common problem is oil
> on the big 'C' shaped lever that is pushed by the DOF button. With such
> a large surface touching the ring below, ol sort of binds them together
> and movement becomes quite slow or stops altogether. The parts there
> should be absolutely clean and dry. Here is a scan of an 85/2 that
> someone was kind enough to post when I had much the same question. What
> is shown is the inside of the mount, looking backwards towards the
> camera. Other Zuiko lenses I've been in are all much the same
> <http://moosemystic.net/Gallery/85_mount.jpg>.
>
> Mike


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